Klaipėda Seaport
Central/Eastern Europe

Lukashenko threatens Lithuania again – this time over the port of Klaipėda

The illegitimate President of Belarus, Aliaksandr Lukashenko, has demanded tough measures in response to Lithuania’s takeover of Belarus’ shares in the port of Klaipėda, writing at lrytas.lt news portal. He expressed this position towards Lithuania […]

Alexander Lukashenko
Central/Eastern Europe

Laurinkus. Dictator Lukashenko will slam the door before he leaves, whether he shoots himself in the foot or not

Predictions about the direction of the crisis on Poland’s border with Belarus are pouring in. All of them are broadly correct, but it would have been far better if someone had considered the possible responses […]

Mečys Laurinkus
Central/Eastern Europe

Laurinkus. Signs of Lukashenko’s desperation and the Sword of Damocles lingering above politicians

It is far simpler to review the week’s events than to propose how old and new problems should be resolved. The tax model has been a persistent problem. It’s hard to imagine a solution all […]

Aleksei Navalny
Central/Eastern Europe

Laurinkus. The decisions on Belarus are important and support for Navalny is a risky exam for Lithuania

Good news for Lithuanian foreign policy – President G. Nausėda seeks for a Belarus strategy to be created. We have not had one before, it’s not clear we will ever get one, but the intentions […]